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Meet Our Team

-District Staff-

Dave Hedrick

Dave Hedrick

District Manager

Office: (509) 775-3473 ext.105

Cell: (509) 207-5240

Dave became the District Manager in April 2019 after serving as a Supervisor for several years. In addition to managing the day-to-day activities of the district, he is the lead person for communication with conservation partners. He comes to us after a long career in natural resources. His experience ranges from co-managing the timber and land on his family ranch to owning and operating a large commercial fishing boat in Alaska for 38 years. He grew up north of Colville and has resided in Ferry County for the last twenty years.


Candy Roman

Financial Administrator

(509) 775-3473 ext.100

Candy joined the Conservation District team in November 2014. Candy takes care of all financial matters in the office including payroll, accounts payable and receivable, grant accounting, and managing the annual plant sale.  She also manages the office, keeping things organized for the District and the NRCS. Candy moved from the Seattle area to Ferry County in 2014 and has been enjoying country living on her property in Curlew.

Mckenzi Coleman

Mckenzi Coleman

Education & Resource Tech.

(509) 775-3473 ext.104

Cell: (509) 207-9332

Mckenzi is a recent college graduate who joined the Conservation District in December of 2022. She is the district's Natural Resource Technician and Education Coordinator. For several years she was involved in the local school districts and now coordinates the Conservation District's education and outreach programs. Mckenzi moved from her hometown of Colville Washington to the small town of Republic in the spring of 2022 and is loving the quaint lifestyle. 


Jim Rochelle, Chair


Dave Konz, Vice Chair


Charlotte Coombes, Auditor

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Marshall, Supervisor


Eric Bracken, Supervisor

District Board of Supervisors

Partner Agency Staff

Tiffany South

County Executive Director


Okanogan County FSA Office

1251 2nd Ave S; Room 103
Okanogan, WA 98840

509-422-2750 X112

USDA Farm Services Agency (FSA) administers agricultural programs available to farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the Farm Bill. FSA staffs the Republic one day a week (Thursday). Contact Lisa with your needs or questions.

Lisa VanQuekelberg

Program Technician


Stevens County FSA Office

765 S. MAIN ST.


509-685-0858 ext.100 

Casey Newton

  Program Technician


Okanogan County FSA Office

1251 2nd Ave. S.  Room 103

Okanogan, WA 98840

Phone: (509) 422-2750 ext. 116

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is our partnering agency. As the federal arm of the conservation partnership, the NRCS handles the conservation programs outlined in the Farm Bill. The NRCS also assists the district with our objectives of developing conservation plans for cattle operators, private forest landowners, irrigators, and smaller hobby farmers. 

NRCS Resource

Alex Reyes


(509) 775-3473 EXT 102

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